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Tag: Kendrapara District

Alcoholic Headmaster Suspended In Odisha

Kendrapara: Headmaster of a government-run primary school in Odisha’s Kendrapara district was suspended for allegedly coming to the institute in an inebriated condition and misbehaving with students, an official said on Sunday. Saroj Kant Barik, the headmaster of Nilakatheswar primary school in Poshei village under Mahakalpada block had come in an inebriated state and allegedly […]

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Six persons arrested in connection with group clash

Kendrapara: The police today arrested six persons in connection with yesterday’s group clash at Baghilo village of the district. The ongoing feud over a land-related matter took violent turn yesterday at Baghilo village as two warring groups fought a pitched battle by attacking one another by lathis and pelting stones in which six persons were […]

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Two persons killed, one injured in a road accident

Kendrapara: A 62-year-old man and his 35-year-old son died and two other injured today as the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road and turned turtle at Aanlabanka junction on the Paradip-Daitary Expressway, about 12 km from here. Akuli Sahu and his son Pramod Sahu succumbed to their injuries at the hospital, […]

Estuarine crocodile hacked to death in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A group of fishermen have allegedly hacked to death a 7-feet-long estuarine crocodile in the Bagapatia village under Mahakalpada police station jurisdiction of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. Forest officials spotted the carcass of the slain crocodile near a water body in the village yesterday. The carcass bore multiple injury marks and it was probably caught […]

Anti-socials hurl bomb, set JCB machine on fire

Kendrapara: Anti-socials today hurled crude bombs and set on fire a JCB machine near Luna river embankment on Bichana-Haridaspur roadside construction site in Kendrapara district. The motor-cycle-borne anti-socials hurled bombs at the machine. The work was not in progress when the incident took place. Under the impact of explosives, the JCB machine caught in fire. […]

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Indian cobra rescued in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Forest personnel today rescued a five foot long Indian cobra from a haystack in Purussottampur village, close to Mahakalpada forest block in Odisha’s Kendrapara district. The adult cobra, a protected species under Wild Protection Act, 1972 had strayed into the village. However, it did not harm either the humans or the domesticated animals, a […]

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Boy dies after accidental fall in school playground

Kendrapara: In a freak mishap, a 14-year-old student of a government high school died following an accidental fall in the school playground in Odisha’s Kendrapara district today. The victim boy has been identified as Suryakant Swain, a 9th standard student of Sidhamarichani High School in Bagada village on the outskirts of the district headquarters township, […]

Cash looted from ATM in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: Unidentified persons today broke open an SBI ATM and decamped with cash, police said. The incident took place at Chhatta chowk on the NH-5(A). The thieves broke open the ATM around 2.45 AM by using a gas cutter, Derabish police station Inspector Umakant Nayak said. “The exact amount of money stolen from the ATM […]

2 electrocuted in separate incidents

Kendrapara: Two persons were electrocuted today in separate incidents in Nikirai and Patkura police limits of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. A 28-year-old mechanic Jagabandhu Sethy was electrocuted in Choti village while the victim was repairing a motor pump of local villager. Sethy died on the spot, police said adding that an unnatural death case has been […]

CM Naveen to visit Kendrapara tomorrow

Kendrapara: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik will visit Kendrapara tomorrow to inaugurate a number of welfare schemes in the district. According to sources, the CM is scheduled to address public meetings at Mahakalpara, Rajnagar and Kendrapara College ground. Kendrapara MP, Baijayant Panda along with the local MLAs will accompany the chief minister during his visit to […]

Woman injured in croc attack

Kendrapara: A 55-year-old woman was injured when an estuarine crocodile pounced upon her at a bathing ghat at Kharinasi village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, triggering fresh bout of man-crocodile conflict. Gitarani Das is undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital here with multiple wounds. However, she is stated to be out of danger, forest officials […]

Gangster Sapho among 23 tender mafia arrested

Kendrapara: In a major crackdown, police arrested 23 wanted members of the tender mafia, including Sapho, the brother of notorious gangster Tito, after conducting raids at various hideouts in the district late on Monday night. More than 13 cases are pending against Sapho alias Sayad Imran Ali, Kendrapara Superintendent of police (SP) Nitinjeet Singh said. […]

Elderly man held for drug peddling

Kendrapara, June 25 (PTI) A 76-year-old man has been arrested in Odisha’s Kendrapara district on charge of peddling Cannabis and opium. Acting on a tip-off, accused Kulamani Mohapatra was arrested from his house at Kansara village under Kendrapara Sadar police station with the banned substances, said Excise Superintendent Purosottam Dharua. “On a tip-off, the house […]